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Canola production reached a peak 1.14 million tonnes in 2008 in Western Australia... Can be controlled and managed more effectively; an integrated weed management plan is needed to avoid further development of weed resistance to herbicides *** Not available in Western Australia.. CB Argyle Mid MR (P) 350+ Bred by Canola Breeders WA. Released in 2008 and marketed by COGGO Seeds...
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Finally I would like to thank my wife Gillian, for her unwavering support and encouragement throughout my Nuffield Scholarship year... Australia in the same manner, farmers will have to modify their production system by feeding higher levels of concentrates to cows (to reach potential production) or abandon seasonal calving due to poorer reproductive performance, or both... Business management decisions are greatly impacted on by local legislation, local markets, and the individual production system business strategies are not covered in detail in this report...
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Finally to the numerous farmers, business people and researchers I met around the world that were also very generous with their time and knowledge, thank you... It is widely regarded that cactus is high yielding, highly palatable and a readily available source of carbohydrates but lacks crude protein and crude fibre to get the best performance out of cactus it needs to be supplemented with a cheap source of fibre and protein (Nefzaoui, Salem, Salem, 2000, p512 - 516)... Develop a farming operation where a normal budget would rely on less than 50% of traditional farming system to generate the income reducing exposure to financial risk in droughts...
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Products may be identified by proprietary or trade names to help readers identify particular types of products but this is not, and is not intended to be, an endorsement or recommendation of any product or manufacturer referred to... While it is obvious that Australia's economy no longer rides on the sheep back the significant contribution the sheep industry makes as a proportion of Agricultural and total exports highlights the importance of both the wool and lamb industry and in turn why the declining national flock and continuity of supply problems need to be addressed... The sheep industry generally has been relatively slow in adopting these techniques, and we now, as a result, have the advantage of learning from the mistakes of other industries...
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I believe Lambplan shows us that breeds or individual animals that carry some beneficial genes identified by markers (eg textile strength via Moyomax and worm resistance via Loinmax), lack growth advantages that other breeds, or individual sheep have demonstrated they have... New Zealand does have a central progeny test site which compared different breeds on the one site; a good system which we have used in Australia as well... I believe the results support my point that fat is not a problem when using high growth genetics...
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This species of grass was most commonly used in an intensive grazing dairy system where it would run 40 head of cattle on 0.6 ha for three days with a rest period of 28-32 days (Moreira, 2012)... Recent reports would suggest that psyllid damage is sometimes reduced and stocking rates have in places returned to normal... As shown below FTAI has the ability to increase the percentage of cows in calf...
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